Surf Forecast
Issued by NWS Charleston, SC

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Surf Zone Forecast
National Weather Service Charleston SC
629 AM EDT Wed May 18 2022

SCZ050-182000-
Charleston-
Including the beaches of Cape Romain, Isle of Palms,
Sullivans Island, Folly Beach, and Kiawah Island
629 AM EDT Wed May 18 2022

.TODAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Low.
Surf Height.................1 to 2 feet.
UV Index**..................Very High.
Water Temperature...........In the mid 70s.
Weather.....................Sunny.
High Temperature............In the upper 70s.
Winds.......................Light and variable winds, becoming
                            southeast around 10 mph in the
                            afternoon.
Tides...
   Isle of Palms............High at 09:57 AM EDT.
                            Low at 04:02 PM EDT.

.THURSDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Low.
Surf Height.................2 to 3 feet.
Weather.....................Sunny.
High Temperature............In the mid 80s.
Winds.......................Southwest winds around 15 mph.
Tides...
   Isle of Palms............High at 10:54 AM EDT.
                            Low at 04:57 PM EDT.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...Surf height 2 to 3 feet. Sunny. Highs in the lower 80s.
Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Surf height 2 to 3 feet. Mostly sunny. A slight chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 80. South winds around
10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Surf height around 2 feet. Partly sunny. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Highs around 80. Southwest winds around
10 mph.

&&

Rip Current Risk Category
* Low Risk - The risk for rip currents is low, however,
life-threatening rip currents often occur in the vicinity of groins,
jetties, reefs, and piers.
* Moderate Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are possible in the
surf zone.
* High Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are likely in the surf
zone.

** For UV definitions see:
https://www.weather.gov/beach/chs

$$

SCZ048-049-051-182000-
Beaufort-Coastal Colleton-Coastal Jasper-
Including the beaches of Hunting Island, Fripp Island,
Hilton Head Island, Daufuskie Island, and Edisto Beach
629 AM EDT Wed May 18 2022

.TODAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Low.
Surf Height.................1 to 2 feet.
UV Index**..................Very High.
Water Temperature...........In the mid 70s.
Weather.....................Sunny.
High Temperature............Around 80.
Winds.......................Light and variable winds, becoming
                            southeast around 10 mph in the
                            afternoon.
Tides...
   Hilton Head Island.......High at 10:32 AM EDT.
                            Low at 04:40 PM EDT.

.THURSDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Low.
Surf Height.................2 to 3 feet.
Weather.....................Sunny.
High Temperature............In the mid 80s.
Winds.......................Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph.
Tides...
   Hilton Head Island.......High at 11:30 AM EDT.
                            Low at 05:33 PM EDT.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...Surf height 2 to 3 feet. Sunny. Highs in the mid 80s.
Southwest winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Surf height 1 to 2 feet. Mostly sunny. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. South winds around
10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Surf height 1 to 2 feet. Partly sunny. A chance of showers
and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Southwest winds around
10 mph.

&&

Rip Current Risk Category
* Low Risk - The risk for rip currents is low, however,
life-threatening rip currents often occur in the vicinity of groins,
jetties, reefs, and piers.
* Moderate Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are possible in the
surf zone.
* High Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are likely in the surf
zone.

** For UV definitions see:
https://www.weather.gov/beach/chs

$$

GAZ117-119-139-141-182000-
Coastal Bryan-Coastal Chatham-Coastal Liberty-Coastal McIntosh-
Including the beaches of Tybee Island, Ossabaw Island, Wassaw Island,
St. Catherines Island, and Sapelo Island
629 AM EDT Wed May 18 2022

.TODAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Low.
Surf Height.................1 to 2 feet.
UV Index**..................Extreme.
Water Temperature...........In the upper 70s.
Weather.....................Sunny.
High Temperature............In the lower 80s.
Winds.......................Southeast winds 5 to 10 mph.
Tides...
   Tybee Island.............High at 10:22 AM EDT.
                            Low at 04:56 PM EDT.

.THURSDAY...
Rip Current Risk*...........Low.
Surf Height.................Around 2 feet.
Weather.....................Sunny.
High Temperature............Around 90.
Winds.......................Southwest winds around 10 mph.
Tides...
   Tybee Island.............High at 11:20 AM EDT.
                            Low at 05:49 PM EDT.

.EXTENDED...
.FRIDAY...Surf height around 2 feet. Sunny. Highs in the mid 80s.
South winds around 10 mph.
.SATURDAY...Surf height 1 to 2 feet. Partly sunny. A chance of
showers and thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. South winds around
10 mph.
.SUNDAY...Surf height around 1 foot. Mostly cloudy. Showers likely
and a chance of thunderstorms. Highs in the lower 80s. Southwest
winds around 10 mph.

&&

Rip Current Risk Category
* Low Risk - The risk for rip currents is low, however,
life-threatening rip currents often occur in the vicinity of groins,
jetties, reefs, and piers.
* Moderate Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are possible in the
surf zone.
* High Risk - Life-threatening rip currents are likely in the surf
zone.

** For UV definitions see:
https://www.weather.gov/beach/chs


$$



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